Project Mausam

Project  Mausam is  the  initiative  of  Ministry  of  Culture  to  be  implemented  by  the  Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) as the nodal agency with research support of the Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts (IGNCA) and National Museum as associate bodies

Project Mausam is to showcase a Transnational Mixed Route (including Natural and Cultural Heritage) on the World Heritage List.

It aims to understand how the knowledge and manipulation of the monsoon winds has shaped interactions across the Indian Ocean and led to the spread of shared knowledge systems, traditions, technologies and ideas along maritime routes.

The project collates archaeological and historical research and document the diversity of cultural, commercial and religious interactions among the 39 Indian Ocean countries.

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